List of Param Vir Chakra Awardees Till Now (2020)

Param Vir Chakra Award

It is very important to prepare general knowledge if you are preparing for any competitive exam. In the defence examination, the general Knowledge portion covers around 30% of the syllabus. Here in this article, I am sharing with you the complete list of Param Vir Chakra Awardees till now 2020 and will give you all the details about this. To get complete information regarding this, Check the complete article below. I have all the details and list of Param Vir Chakra Awardees etc.

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List of Param Vir Chakra Awardees:

It is one of the honorable moment for any soldier or officer of the nation who get awarded with the Param Vir Chakra. This award is one of the supreme awards of the Indian Military which is presented by the president of India. Here you will get to know the name of all the persons who are awarded the Param Vir Chakra. You will get the complete list till the year 2020.  This Award was introduced in the year 1950 and it is India’s highest wartime gallantry award.  Here is the complete list:

Name of the Awardees Date
Major Somnath Sharma 3 November 1947
Second Lieutenant Rama Raghoba Rane 8, April 1948
Naik Jadu Nath Singh 6 February 1948
Company Havildar Major Piru Singh Shekhawat 18 July 1948
Lance Naik Karam Singh 13 October 1948
Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria 5 December 1961
Major Dhan Singh Thapa 21 October 1962
Subedar Joginder Singh 23 October 1962
Major Shaitan Singh 18 November 1962
Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid 10 September 1965
Lieutenant-Colonel Ardeshir Burzorji Tarapore 11 September 1965
Lance Naik Albert Ekka 4 December 1971
Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon 14 December 1971
2/Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal 16 December 1971
Major Hoshiar Singh 17 December  1971
Naib Subedar Bana Singh 23 May 1987
Major Ramaswamy Parameshwaran 25 November 1987
Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey 3 July 1999
Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav 4 July  1999
Rifleman Sanjay Kumar 4 July 1999
Captain Vikram Batra 7 July 1999

These the name of the people who sacrificed their lives while protecting your nation. There is a total of 21 Person who has won the Param Vir Chakra and none of them is from Indian Navy. Our of 21 awardees, 20 are from the Indian Army and one is from Indian Air force.

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List of Important Awards and its field for Defence Examination

There are also many other awards that are given to the soldier and officers in the Indian Armed forces like Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Airforce etc. These awards are known as the National Awards.  All these officers who have got Param Vir Chakra they are the real heroes of our nation. They lived for us and for our nation. we should always respect them as well as their sacrifices for the nation.

Gallantry Awards:

There are total four Gallantry Awards that are given in the Indian Armed forces.

  • Param Vir Chakra: India’s highest Award for Bravery.
  • Mahavir Chakra: it is the 2nd Highest Award gallantry Award.
  • Vir Chakra: It is the 3rd highest gallantry award.
  • Ashok Chakra: It is the highest time peace-time Gallantry Award.

These are the awards that are given to the officers and soldiers of the Indian Armed forces. It is not easy to live like an officer or soldier of the Indian Armed forces. All the candidates who want to join the Indian Armed forces like Indian Air force, Indian Navy or Indian Army. To be an officer, one will have to appear for India’s toughest Interview. Our Nation really needs good officers and soldiers. In the year 2016, The Indian Army General has reported the shortage of officers in the service. Our nation really needs but they cannot select any candidate. To be the part of Indian Military, you will have to clear the selection phase of this.

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All the candidates who are preparing to join Indian Armed forces as an officer as a soldier. prepare well for your selection phase and clear it our in your first attempt. Here are some important links I have given below. You can check it out to get all the details about the selection process and Eligibility Criteria etc.

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